Baton Rouge remembers Nelson Mandela

People in Baton Rouge are taking time to remember the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, former South African President. He died Thursday at the age of 95.

Jury decides fate of BR man accused of killing grandfather

A jury has decided the fate of a Baton Rouge man accused of killing his grandpa, and then setting his house on fire in 2009. After a week in court, the jury found Dustin Musso guilty of First Degree Murder.

Boating accident claims the life of a Springfield man

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division is investigating a single vessel boating crash that resulted in the death of a Springfield man on Dec. 5 in Livingston Parish.

LPB chronicles comeback of LA Black Bear

Two decades ago, the Louisiana Black Bear was on the brink of extinction, but today it is on the rebound. The latest episode of Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s six-part wildlife series Alive!

End of mortgage-fix break could mean big tax bills

A tax break for struggling mortgage borrowers ends Jan. 1 and that could mean big tax bills -- and financial hits for their neighbors.

Old Hammond Highway remains closed as firefighters battle a strip mall fire

Baton Rouge Fire Fighters continue to battle a fire at a strip mall fire on Old Hammond Highway. We're told one fire fighter has been burned and is being treated at a local hospital.

Healthy eating costs you $1.50 more a day

Eating nutritional foods is one of the best ways to reduce obesity. But following a healthy diet isn't always easy, especially for lower socioeconomic groups.

It's a winter mess from the Southwest to the Northeast

No matter how you spell it, ice is a four letter word Friday. Just ask folks living anywhere from Texas to Tennessee.

St. George debate fought out over nationl headlines

The debate over St. George incorporation is now being fought out on the pages of national publications like the Huffington Post.

Baton Rouge protester stands up for fast food workers

It's been another day of protests around the country as fast food workers continue to fight for higher wages.